It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Movie review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 4+

Halloween isn't complete without this classic.

NR 2000 25 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 3+

Based on 32 reviews

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age 5+

Charlie Brown isnt reaponsible for creating serial killers

Watching this as an adult left me lacking the same enthusiasm i had for it when i was a kid. But its not made to entertain adults is it. If u critique it with the mindset of an adult of course you will notice everything your 6 year old self (thankfully) failed to see. My advice to other parents is if u grew u watching and enjoyjng this annual classic and you werent traumatized or grow up to be a serial killer by Charlie Brown repeatedly falling for Lucys football trick then dont deprive your kids of the same once a year Halloween cartoon that you faithfully watched year after year until you grew out of it.
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age 12+

Not as great as I remembered

I watched this movie as a kid and thought it would be fun to share with our kids...well I was a bit taken aback by how horribly the characters treat each other and their use of name calling. People calling each other “stupid” and “blockhead” constantly. We don’t speak to one another that way in our house so it was upsetting to our children to hear someone say, “my stupid brother...” we had to turn it off not even 10 minutes in.
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